Speakout 2nd Edition
GSE level: 22 -79
CEFR level: A1 - C1
Developed in association with BBC Worldwide and BBC Learning English, Speakout is all about motivating students to start using English through the use of authentic content, interesting topics and versatile material.
Speakout is a comprehensive six-level general English course for older teens and adults. It bridges the gap between the classroom and the real word not only through inclusion of motivating material, but also through carefully planned strategies for improved speaking and listening skills.
- Speakout offers a rich range of motivating exercises and mixed activities.
- The units are clearly designed and easy to use.
- Interesting podcasts expose students from the start to a wide range of language and accents, familiarising them with English as it is spoken.
- Grammar is presented in context with clear explanation and plenty of practice.
- Integrated skills approach means that most activities and lessons include at least three skills, so the English you teach goes far beyond simple repetition.
- There is a prominent focus on vocabulary development.
- Writing activities include a range of genres, from formal text types to blogs and personal messages.
Speakout and the BBC
Each unit is enriched with authentic, high-quality material from the BBC, including: documentary, drama & entertainment as well as interviews filmed on location and radio extracts. They are invaluable in the way they expose learners to real language in use.
The digital components are successfully integrated into each lesson. They are designed to simplify your teaching, save your time and give you all the resources you need for your English class. We know that a lot of teachers search for authentic English content online. You don’t have to do this anymore with real-life BBC videos and podcasts already available for you on ActiveTeach and ActiveBook.
Speakout is available with MyEnglishLab - online homework tool with automatic grading that saves time and provides reliable information on students’ levels and progress.